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places around the state. taking a look at some of the reporters covering the campaign -- from cbs in new jersey reporting mitt romney, wheels down in pittsburgh -- his final stop before getting back to boston she also corrects an earlier tweet from paul ryan say he is running on fumes. democratic headquarters in seattle has been broken into and nancy pelosi's home was burglarized. that is from the hill. we're speaking with political and campaign reporters to get their take on election 2012. >> i am looking at nine states right now we think are too close to call. five are held by democrats. i'm looking at states like connecticut, montana, north dakota, virginia, and wisconsin. i'm looking at republican seats in massachusetts, nevada, indiana and arizona. these nine races will tell the story. >> what makes this so special? >> those are all races with a margin of error. they're all very, very close. in fact, i'm not sure we're going to know the answer on tuesday night. we may be looking at wednesday or thursday before we know for sure. >> is there one race that stands out to you that could
with this -- for this program. i ran into the following interesting thought. ted joined abc news in 1963. i joined cbs in 1957. if my arithmetic is right, together we represent more than 100 years of journalistic experience. i mean, that is enough to depress anybody. [laughter] so, ted, what in god's name have we learned about our sacred craft of journalism? >> i think we have learned not to make predictions. >> what are your predictions? [laughter] >> i predict that your title, provocative as it may be, may be premature. i think that when americans are finally realize how bad things are, and what terrible straits our political system is in, i think there may be a resurgence of the kind you and i grew up with. >> it is a marvelous, optimistic thought. >> actually, no, it is a terrible thought because it suggests that the ship will almost have to sink before people jump into the lifeboats again. >> do you think that we can, truly, even define journalism? if somebody walks in the room and came from mars, and said what are these just talking about? if journalism, explain it to that guy. >> i guess the simplest w
and get the job done. [inaudible question] >> politico, cbs and a number of other news organizations are reporting that bob dole of kansas has been hospitalized at walter reed outside of washington, according to senate majority leader harry reid. u.s. house will gavel back in in about 45 minutes at 6:30 eastern for a number of votes. they are back tomorrow, but no votes expected tomorrow. they had a little bit of housekeeping tomorrow, republicans take up committee assignments. on thursday, democrats will elect their leadership for the 113th congress and later this week, a bill dealing with making it easier for getting visas for foreign students earning degrees in the u.s. live house coverage when they come back here at 6:30 eastern. a discussion of u.s. energy efforts and the energy policy of the obama administration in the next four years. >> we want to welcome back to our table, president and c.e.o. of the american petroleum institute. let's go back to campaign 2012. the american petroleum institute spent about $868,000 on the 2012 campaign cycle. total contributions, $650,000. co
a guarantee of entitlement reform, a series of things democrats will never give them. when the "new york times" or cbs reports that conversation or talk by lindsay graham, they said if he said i would be willing to raise taxes, the rest of the conversation disappears. so the challenge for cole -- obviously this was leaked, i don't think he intended to have a public conversation, but if you say things in front of 150 people -- >> he gave an interview. >> he meant to get it out that. then have a conversation about trying to raise taxes and we are sitting -- a handful of republicans -- as you say over 90% of the republicans kept the pledge. all this talk about someone might break the pledge. people having impure thoughts. >> impure thoughts? >> under certain circumstances -- >> what do you mean by impure thoughts? this is a family event. [laughter] >> maybe thinking about raising taxes. >> is that what republicans do? >> no. a few of them talk about it on tv. the good news is most of them don't. the handful in the last week said we might raise taxes under certain circumstances and i have chatted
as ted koppel talks about the future of network news. he is interviewed by a former cbs reporter. the commuter caters takes a look at 30 years since the breakup of at&t. c-span 3 has a discussion on global pandemic prevention tonight at 8:00 eastern on the c-span networks. >> her how does one adequately express his feelings about a special friend? when that friend is also a world by con howe, a national hero of unimaginable proportions. and a legend whose name will live in history long after all here today will be forgotten. fate looked down when she chose meal to be the first to venture to another world. and have the opportunity to look back from space at the beauty of our own. it could have been another. but it wasn't. and it wasn't for a reason. no one could have accepted the responsibility of his remarkable accomplishment with more dignity and a more grace than neil armstrong. he embodied all that is good and all that his gray about america. >> more for the memorial service of neil armstrong thanksgiving day at 10:00 a.m. eastern. the behind-the-scenes look at life as a teena
miller saying that he convened a briefing on the sandy response this morning. mark miller of cbs tweeted ."mments -- "let's get busy tweets for reporters covering the president. and again, he got an update on hurricane sandy. the turnout is heavy in new york and new jersey despite the storm on the follow-up to the storm. our c-span cameras on election day are covering the response in northern virginia. high school in mclean, virginia. a look at the line at the polling place in langley high school. a tweet -- "yeah, voting is a pain, but for a lot of people, standing in that line is a dream unfulfilled." >> the big things that people have been talking about in this election cycle, the influence of outside money on the race, and the three senate races where there's this huge influx of outside money, ohio, florida, and virginia, which are big battlegrounds. the democratic candidates who are getting the brunt of the outside spending are sort of expected to win in all of those races at this point. virginia is the closest, probably. ohio, some polls have showed closer, but the interesting thin
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